Private Prescriptions from The Exeter

Many private medical insurance providers offer added benefits for their policyholders . If you have a policy with The Exeter you can access their private prescription service.

What is the private prescriptions service from The Exeter?

This service is available if you are insured with The Exeter and is a follow-up to their GP Helpline service. It provides you with a hassle-free way of receiving medication, without a trip to an NHS doctor.

When should this service be used?

This service is most commonly used for one or two-time medication to help relieve and treat symptoms, following recommendation from a GP you have used via The Exeter’s GP Helpline service either via telephone consultation or webcam consultation. For ongoing medication, members will need to see their own GP.

What are the benefits of using the private prescriptions service from The Exeter?

The private prescription service provides you with convenience as it is available to you following GP consultation. Delivery of your medication can be made to your home or office address 9am-5pm on weekdays and 9am-1pm on Saturdays.

How much does it cost?

Many items on private prescriptions are not expensive.  When time, travelling and the NHS prescription cost are taken into account they offer you good value.

Cost for private prescriptions are not covered by the policy, and private prescription costs vary depending on the type of treatment required.

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Private Medical Insurers are continually adding more value added benefits to their policies at no additional cost to help policyholders manage their health through a number of convenient services.

If you would like to know more about the other value added services offered by The Exeter or any of the other Private Medical Insurers, please contact us on 01245 929129 or email The team at SMP Healthcare will be happy to help you.